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NPM collection better left in place if China invades Taiwan, says former director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The collection of Taiwan’s National Palace Museum (NPM) will be better off if it remains where it is in the event of a Chinese assault, suggested a former director. ...

Taiwanese volunteer traffic mirror cleaner passes away

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese man who had volunteered to clean convex traffic mirrors along highways has passed away. When he retired from the construction industry, then 68-year-old C...

Taipei ranked 10th most livable city in world by Monocle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British fashion magazine Monocle has ranked Taipei City 10th on its list of most livable cities in the world for 2022. In the latest issue of the magazine, the authors ...

2022 hydrangea season on Taipei’s Yangmingshan kicks off on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Zhuzihu hydrangea season will kick off on Friday (May 20) with a concert from 2 to 4 p.m. in the afternoon, the Taipei City Department of Economic Development sai...

Stolen Taipei tombstone speculated to belong to British POW

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 1945 tombstone bearing an English inscription and speculated to belong to a British prisoner of war has reportedly been stolen. An on-site inspection to determine whe...

Taiwan is clearly worthy of diplomatic recognition: William Stanton

The world is not just In a world operating on ethical principles, where justice and good would always prevail, there would be no question about whether the United States should formally recognize T...

Many at Los Angeles travel show wonder when Taiwan will open to tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American visitors at Taiwan’s booth at the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, which returned March 12-13 after a two-year interruption from the COVID-19 pandem...

Calla lily season begins at Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — About 50% of the calla lily flowers in the Zhuzihu area of Yangmingshan National Park have reached full bloom, according to a Facebook page dedicated to calla lily and hyd...

Huashan murderer escapes death penalty after Taiwan Supreme Court upholds life sentence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The legal drama of a man found guilty of raping, killing, and dismembering a woman on the lawn behind Taipei's Huashan 1914 Creative Park in 2018 has finally come to a...

13,000 tulips blooming at Floriculture Experiment Center on Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of Greater Taipei are encouraged to visit the Floriculture Experiment Center (FEC) on Taipei’s Yangmingshan to appreciate a variety of blooming flowers dur...

Taipei’s 2022 flower show season begins with camellias on Jan. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Camellias Show gets underway at the Floriculture Experiment Center on Yangmingshan from Friday (Jan. 7) to Jan. 16. There will also be a camellia seedling re...

Taipei man orchestrates friend's kidnapping, friend calls him to borrow ransom money

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a man surnamed Huang (黃) was kidnapped, he called a friend surnamed Hu (胡) to borrow money for ransom, not knowing Hu was his kidnapper. According to UDN, Hu alle...

Multiple cars crash on Taipei's Yangmingshan, injuring 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A car accident on Yangmingshan’s Yangde Boulevard involving four vehicles injured five people Monday morning (Nov. 8). According to CNA, a truck going downhill cr...

Drummer in Taiwan indie rock band found dead at quarantine hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The drummer in indie rock band No Party for Cao Dong (草東沒有派對) was found dead at a quarantine hotel in Taipei City following her return from China, reports said Saturday (O...

First Harvard summer Mandarin course in Taiwan will include 60 students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After switching from Beijing to Taipei, Harvard University's new summer Mandarin study program next year will include 60 students, who will have a chance to visit famo...